The Current

The Current for August 14, 2019

Today on The Current: We look at summer camps that are deploying facial recognition technology to send anxious parents image of their unsuspecting kids; plus we continue with CBC original podcast Finding Cleo, about a Cree family's search for their sister lost in the Sixties Scoop — and presumed murdered.
Duncan McCue is this week's guest host of The Current.
Listen to the full episode1:14:28

Today on The Current

  • We look at sleepaway camps using facial recognition technology to capture images of children to send to their parents as updates. Could this level of scrutiny affect a child's development?
  • All summer long, we're bringing you the best in CBC podcasts. We continue today with Episode 3 of Finding Cleo, which chronicles a Cree family's search for their sister lost in the Sixties Scoop — who is presumed murdered. 

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